Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
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Fishermen begin blocking port of Calais amid post-Brexit row
AFP, 26 Nov 2021
In the port of Calais, French fishermen block the ferry traffic heading to England, while demanding a settlement in their post-Brexit fishing dispute with the UK.
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WH: Omicron variant found in 20 countries, not US
AP, 01 Dec 2021
U.S. public health officials said Tuesday the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in at least 20 countries across the globe, but right now there is no evidence ...
NATO warns Russia against Ukraine 'aggression'
DW, 01 Dec 2021
NATO foreign ministers gathered in the Latvian capital, Riga, on Tuesday at the start of a two-day meeting, with troubles to the alliance's east on Russia's border with Ukraine ...
Department of Defense deploying military medical personnel to Michigan and New Mexico as COVID-19…
CBS, 01 Dec 2021
The federal government is deploying dozens of additional U.S. military medical personnel to Michigan and New Mexico to support civilian health care workers on the front lines of...
Miranda Devine: Biden lied when he denied knowledge of Hunter’s businesses deals
FOX, 01 Dec 2021
The Fox News contributor discusses her new book ‘Laptop from
Josephine Baker: Artist, Resistance Fighter & Anti-Racism Activist
AFP, 01 Dec 2021
Tiger Woods 'would love' to play British Open
Reuters, 01 Dec 2021
Tiger Woods unsure of return date but said he would love to compete in the British Open next July at St.
Roe v Wade: Could the US Supreme Court overturn landmark abortion rights case?
CA, 01 Dec 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Wednesday, a case that could potentially unravel abortion protections across the co...
#FIFArabCup: Will Qatar score as host? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 01 Dec 2021
It’s exam time for Qatar. The first-ever FIFA Arab Cup kicks off in the Gulf nation this week, giving football fans across the world a glimpse at the country's preparations for ...
Why Biden’s approval ratings are so low
CNN, 01 Dec 2021
President Joe Biden’s approval ratings have hit an all-time low for him at 36%, which is worse than former Presidents Trump and Obama ever had in office.
How U.S. Social Media Conspiracy Theories Made Other Countries Skeptical Of The Covid Vaccine
NBC, 01 Dec 2021
NBC News' Brandy Zadrozny reports on how other countries are
Omicron variant in Europe earlier than thought
BBC, 01 Dec 2021
The new Covid variant Omicron was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, officials have said.
Fauci: 'We should not be panicking' about omicron
PBS, 01 Dec 2021
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Tech Is a Dangerous Toy. How Do We Protect Our Kids? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 01 Dec 2021
We all know how difficult it can be to close our social media apps and walk away from our devices.
Live: Enjoy picturesque view of Tianchi Lake in northwest China's Xinjiang
CGTN, 30 Nov 2021
Tianchi Lake, which literally means "heavenly lake" in Chinese, is located about 100 kilometers east of Urumqi City, in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Far-right commentator Eric Zemmour launches 2022 bid for French presidency • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 30 Nov 2021
Zemmour, a former journalist known for his extreme anti-migration stance, has dominated the pre-election calendar with his polarising language and unrivaled media attention.
'Free the Nipple’ artists bare (not quite) all on Sao Paulo streets
RT, 30 Nov 2021
Imagine the scene: you’re out doing your shopping when all of a sudden you’re confronted by pornographic tinfoil space zombies.
China’s controversial ‘Syrian-style’ cafes draw influencers with crumbling, ‘war zone-like’ decor
SCMP, 30 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube “Syrian-style” cafes have been trending in China in recent months.
Live: Beyond labels - Gen Z explain who they are
CD, 30 Nov 2021
The sixth episode of the China Daily series Youth Power will be broadcast online at 8 pm Beijing time on Tuesday, Nov 30.
Barbados leaves colonial history behind and becomes a republic
Guardian, 30 Nov 2021
President Sandra Mason was sworn in as the new head of state in the Barbados capital Bridgetown.
Charles acknowledges 'stain' of the 'atrocity of slavery' in Barbados
Sky, 30 Nov 2021
Prince Charles has apologised for the history of slavery in the Caribbean. The apology came during a ceremony to mark Barbados' transition to a republic and the formal removal o...